Attica Locke

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Attica Locke is the author of the 2018 Edgar Award-winner Bluebird, Bluebird; Pleasantville, which won the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction and was long-listed for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction; Black Water Rising, which was nominated for an Edgar Award; and The Cutting Season, a national bestseller and winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. She is also a television writer and producer, most recently for When They See Us and the adaptation of_ Little Fires Everywhere_. Her forthcoming novel is Heaven, My Home.